Research support framework
The following shows where Reading 90 fits into the Research Support Framework developed by PCC Librarians.
- I can identify a topic
- I can identify library services and know which ones can help me
- Identifying interests
- Intellectual and career exploration
Library support of CCOGs
These are the course outcomes and other indicators which require library support.
- Read critically and think critically, distinguishing fact from opinion and determining the author’s purpose and bias.
- Use reading for pleasure, learning, and intellectual stimulation.
- Exhibit successful college student behaviors
A strong reader understands that critical reading and thinking are crucial:
- author's purpose
- fact / opinion
Course integrated research support
These are the ways that the librarians can support information literacy achievement for the students in this course.
- Identify sources which match personal interest but also which are from other viewpoints; locate mediated sources with editorial stance about controversial issues
- Locate reliable sources for factual information
- Identify indicators of author’s purpose
- Use creativity and flexibility to find sources to gain an informed position on a topic
- Slow skimming down enough to consider search results carefully
- Use library databases which offer viewpoint essays, editorials, or that provide sources with particular editorial stances
- Use library electronic tools to locate reliable factual information
- Recognize internet hoaxes as well as overly biased, self-generated and crowd-sourced sources
- Revise search terms to get better results
- Decode result sets for relevance when search terms are not evident
- Ability to articulate an issue of controversy
- Identify synonyms and related concepts